Don’t Hate Her. She’s Just the (Subway) Messenger.

Don’t Hate Her. She’s Just the (Subway) Messenger.

“And lo and behold, in subsequent iterations, there it was,” he mentioned, including that a few of his group’s strategies had concerned accessibility for disabled folks and that the company had subsequently created an accessibility app-within-an-app. “We thought, that’s brilliant,” he mentioned. Overall, he mentioned MYmta was “not perfect yet, but it’s good.” Sarah M. […]

By Subway, Bus and Uber in New York, With Twitter and Other Apps in Hand

By Subway, Bus and Uber in New York, With Twitter and Other Apps in Hand

How do New York Times journalists use expertise of their jobs and of their private lives? Emma G. Fitzsimmons, a reporter for The Times who covers New York City transit, mentioned the tech she’s utilizing. What tech instruments are most essential to remain on high of your beat overlaying New York City transportation? I take […]

Chicago Says Elon Musk’s Company Will Build Tunnels, Electric Cars, to Go to O’Hare

Chicago Says Elon Musk’s Company Will Build Tunnels, Electric Cars, to Go to O’Hare

City officers hope for building to start inside a 12 months, and to final lower than three years. But a lot stays unsure. Mr. Emanuel’s administration should nonetheless negotiate a contract with the corporate. The Chicago City Council should give its blessing. Even if the undertaking comes for gratis to taxpayers, it’s unclear how intensive […]

Opinion

Opinion

The subway’s signaling system is so outdated that, when components fail — as they do with rising frequency — it’s onerous to seek out replacements as a result of distributors don’t make them anymore. Subway automobiles are of a more moderen classic, however the oldest amongst them break down usually. And then there are the […]

Opinion

Opinion

New Yorkers set free a collective gasp this week when town mentioned that one of the widespread stretches of Rockaway Beach could be closed for the summer season due to erosion. Those who spend their summer season at Rockaway Beach know the way terrible that is. That seaside — a good looking expanse of white […]

Train Delays, the New Subway Plan and the Perception of Time

Train Delays, the New Subway Plan and the Perception of Time

Time is a humorous factor. All minutes are 60 seconds lengthy. But some last more than others. And there could also be no minute that lasts as lengthy or causes as a lot misery as a minute spent on an unmoving New York City subway prepare, someplace in a darkish tunnel, bereft of clarification or […]

The $19 Billion Question: Will Cuomo Support the Subway Plan?

The $19 Billion Question: Will Cuomo Support the Subway Plan?

Later Thursday, Mr. Cuomo’s workplace launched a brand new assertion in response to questions on whether or not the governor supported Mr. Byford and his plan. Dani Lever, a spokeswoman for Mr. Cuomo, provided help for Mr. Byford — and a listing of different prime executives on the authority. “The governor looks forward to reviewing […]

Ambitious Plan to Fix New York Subway Is Already Facing Obstacles

Ambitious Plan to Fix New York Subway Is Already Facing Obstacles

For his half, Mr. Byford assured reporters that he was as much as the problem. He stated he was no stranger to a troublesome political and media setting — Mr. Byford was in Toronto throughout the interval when Rob Ford was that metropolis’s combative mayor. “I did my homework before I came here,” Mr. Byford […]

A Sweeping Plan to Fix the Subways Comes With a $19 Billion Price Tag

A Sweeping Plan to Fix the Subways Comes With a $19 Billion Price Tag

A sweeping proposal to overtake New York City’s subway and enhance the broader transit system is predicted to price greater than $19 billion, based on two individuals who have been briefed on Tuesday, and goes far past the emergency restore plan that was unveiled final summer season after the subway fell into disaster. The proposal […]

From the E.R. to the Garden, M.T.A. Chief Holds Unusually Powerful Perch

From the E.R. to the Garden, M.T.A. Chief Holds Unusually Powerful Perch

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo was in a bind. The New York City subway system was falling aside and taking the governor’s approval score down with it. Looming building at Pennsylvania Station was sparking fears of a “summer of hell” for commuters. And the job of overseeing all of it had been vacant for six months, […]